You’ve been antsy to start something new—as usual—and itching to compete. Take out your energy with The Trials of Dan and Dave from ESPN’s newly launched 30 for 30 podcast. Two men, one goal, and a highly publicized rivalry gone wrong.
You are the ol reliable to your group of friends, but also stubborn and uncompromising. Don't let your boring life spill over into your podcast queue. Try something new and different! Like listening to The Genius Dialogues on Amazon Channels. Yes you need to jump through hoops to download the Audible app and then find "channels", but it's totally worth it to hear engaging convos between legend Bob Garfield and MacArthur Genius winners. Jad Abumrad and David Simon (The Wire, c'mon) are the two that will lead you to a month of new exciting things.
Do you do things a little differently - like get your to-go Chipotle order in separate containers? Deconstruct your weird habits - and also love of food - on The Ringer's new show, House of Carbs.
Feeling a little pessimistic lately? What you need is the last segment of Sam Sanders’ new-ish podcast, It’s Been A Minute with Sam Sanders. Listen to the July 7 episode with (Zoe Chace and PJ Vogt) and let all the listener stories about the ‘best thing that happened this week’ inspire some positive reflection.
July may have gotten off to a dramatic start, but your season is approaching. In the meantime, take a pause and step back to the birth of hip hop with Gimlet’s newest show, Mogul: the Life and Death of Chris Lighty.
The Lonely Palette’s latest episode is going to challenge both your intellectual, analytical side, and yet you will appreciate the humanity that is expressed within the photos that are described. You will be conflicted by this moving episode, but make sure that you practice kindness in your daily life to offset the hatred of the past.
The summer months call for something special and a little out of the ordinary. Go outside and star-gaze while listening to the Dinner Party Download’s Look Up and Listen! Special, which features Neil deGrasse Tyson and some woods-y music.
Emotions are stronger in the summer, dear Scorpio, and you’ve been leaning into the emotions hard. Lucky for you, Love Me is back with a beautiful, moving story about a moment of love and hope in a times of war. Close your eyes and prepare to emote.
Your creative, curious, adventurous side will appreciate both the form and the subject of the most recent 99% Invisible, whether it be recreating the experience of surfing on land, the origin of the kidney-shaped pool or how functionalism has affected the world. Get out there and enjoy a ride through your neighborhood, be it on two wheels, or better yet, four.
You are deeply determined, strong-willed, and ambitious (ya goat) but that may have caused you to reach for the most prestigious and expensive schools you could attend, and now you’re facing years and years of student debt, just like the callers in the latest Death, Sex & Money episode on Student Debt. Your responsible, workaholic nature also might lead you to extreme money-saving techniques in order to pay off the debt, just like the callers in Student Debt, Part 2.
Your friends can always count on you for a laugh, but like, you also have serious interests and stuff, you know? Combine your affinity for comedy and your appreciation for the ~ finer things ~ with this new brand-new series that we’re super excited about: Piece of Work, hosted by Broad City star and fellow Aquarius Abbi Jacobson - who, by the way, studied art in college and is an illustrator. It’s a WNYC + MoMA production (uhh, cool) that reminds us a little of Nate Dimeo’s Memory Palace + The Met collab, but maybe with less history, more pop culture & conversation.
Swim for the stars! Life is taking you in unexpected directions this week. Make sense of the cosmic craziness by escaping to more fictional and fun plots, like the season finale of The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel.